The Google Play store offers upwards of 850,000 apps. Talk about a daunting number. The thought of sifting through that selection to find the 40 or so apps you’ll actually ever download probably fries your brain. Fear not; we did the digging for you. With these essential apps, you’ll be able to customize your phone’s interface to your heart’s content, protect yourself from malware and save money with free messaging. Whether you’re looking for productivity, music, social or gaming apps, these are the 25 best Android apps across all categories.
Popular news aggregate app Flipboard gives you the news you want in a beautiful, magazine-like layout. You customize the content feeds based on interesting topics or news sources or social networks such as Twitter and Instagram. Plus, the recent 2.0 update lets users create their own personal magazines that they can share with friends.
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